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Hello beautiful soul,         How are you?     It has been longer then I wanted since my last little message and video. Life with my now 10-month-old baby is very full- All my other passions are having to fit in around the edges of him!    In my past I have been a real do-er! I don't know about you, but for me accomplishing things can sometimes be very easy.  It is easy to fill the day with activity, easy to distract myself, easy to keep working and going and filling the day, without truly stopping to question what is the real purpose of all the activity.   It has been my practice all these years to learn the patience and presence to sit with the nothingness (and everything-ness) within. I think for most people this is very challenging.    I love yoga and mantras as for me these methods provide an enjoyable way (most of the time!) to begin to tread the invisible, and yet highly important path within.   The first layer of the path is often the mind-stuff. The settling of the to-do …
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How to Practice Contentment...

Free Yin Yoga Video HERE
Hello lovely people,     Today is a new day! Each morning that we are blessed enough to wake up here on planet earth we are given a fresh start. This gives us a chance to focus on not only what we want to do with the day but also how we want to be in this day.  The to-do list can be easily written. Think about everything you really desire and then find ways to take steps however big or small towards those changes.   The to-be list is all to often forgotten. While you are doing what you are doing, are you doing it with grace and ease...or with pressure and stress?Are you enjoying the journey... or are you missing the juicy-ness hidden in each moment?Are you practising contentment - or are you hoping it will arrive after you have accomplished all the things you want? (....This never happens by the way!)
Santosha is a Sanskrit word that roughly translates as contentment. It is the second of the Niyamas - (A system of spiritual suggestions outlined by the sage Patan…

Time to reconnect...

Here is a link to my latest free Mantra Video: Radha Ramana Haribol 


Hello Beautiful People, 
It's good to be back!  I don't know about you but for me, life at the moment feels very full once again :) 
Having an 8-month-old baby is always going to be lots of work I suppose... but even aside from this the summer atmosphere is in full swing, many people surround me and many possible creative projects beckon. 
I am learning to surrender my expectations and enjoy the ride- and I am also learning to prioritise: This means saying yes to the things that really matter and to say no to the things that simply do not fit on my plate at the moment. I struggle with this one, at any point in time there are around 4000 things I would love to do! But my baby is teaching me that improving the quality of my life can happen when I reduce the quantity of things that I do and simply focus on what matters- with my whole heart and soul.
For me yoga and mantras matter. 
Here is a link to my latest free Mant…

Inviting More Lightness!

Hello lovely people,

   It has been a while since I last published anything so I am very happy to be back in the game this Free Yoga Friday! Today I am happy to share a short crow pose sequence shot on the beach with the help of wonderful friend- Tim.




  This week has got me thinking around a few questions and is bringing me many amazing insights :)

 I've been reflecting upon how I prioritise my time... and observing that when I don't prioritise my time then other people and situations do this for me!

You may wish to have a little reflection yourself!


 Where is your time going at the moment?Did you decide this consciously or did it just happen this way?! Is there anything that is a real priority for you, that you can re-dedicate yourself to?

      I've also been reflecting on what exactly does one need to take seriously in ones life? 

     What happens if one chooses to take situations a little more lightly and playfully?

Things have been unfolding much more sweetly when I&…

Happy International Yoga Day! Discover 3 important ways that yoga can uplift you today…

I first started yoga as a child.

I remember the awkward, anxious feeling in my body as I climbed the stairs to the yoga studio. I sat at the back of a room full of ‘grown-ups’ wondering what on earth I had let myself in for. I left that same room an hour later feeling as though I was floating on a cloud.

Yoga worked its magic on me that very first day and it has been a mainstay of my life ever since- through good times and bad, through health and injury, through times of celebration and deep inner work, yoga has always been there for me.
It is my honour and great pleasure to be a yoga teacher.

So today I would love to share with you a few of the things yoga has taught me that have brought me the most benefit in my life.


1. Your body (really is) your temple…

You only get one vehicle to take you through life and it can be a source of great pleasure or great suffering.

Look after your body with great food, yoga, walking, swimming and dance and there is really no end to the joy it can bring …

3 Tibetan Tools to Increase your happiness today...

Tibetan Buddhism is an ancient tradition that has spanned the centuries helping its practitioners to overcome suffering, increase compassion and find true, lasting happiness within.
  The Dalai Lama (world-renowned leader of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddism), has won hearts around the globe for his warmth, down- to- earth wisdom and gentle social and political activism. Today I would love to share a few techniques he mentions in his book- The Art of Happiness (co-written with psychologist Howard Cutler), as well as to share with you a form of yoga that is alleged to have originated in Tibet over 2500 years ago.

1. Re-train your brain for happiness...
“A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.”
― Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happiness In Buddism, it is common to reflect upon the causes of the good and bad circumstances in one's life and thus to take full responsibility for ones own thoughts and actions.  
   If someone wants to avoid a particu…

Love , Love, Love!

Today's FREE video is a short mantra practice: Ahum Prema  I Am Divine Love 





Hello Beautiful Soul,
   How are you today?

    I write to you today with a full heart :)

Yes, times have been rather crazy.
Yes, the shockwaves of everything we have been going through are still a-rumbling through us all.
But yes, the world is still a beautiful place despite all of its many challenges and imperfections.

  I am really feeling how the simple things make all the difference. If we make the intension we can relish the beauty of the tree outside the window, the comfort of our pets, the cup of tea in our hands and empower this gratitude in our hearts to uplift us.  We can remember all the things that are good in our lives, give thanks for these myriad blessings that are often an overlooked part of the day and acknowledge the boundaryless love that unites us to each other; brothers, sisters, mothers, daughters, fathers, sons and friends.

    This week I feel huge gratitude for the people in my l…